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Set up Google Play for restricted user accounts

i have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, running Android 5.0.2 I'm looking for a soluton to the following issue: All of my family is using the tablet. So i set up accounts for an admin, and personal accounts ...
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I lost 800 MB of memory after uninstalling Shadowgun Legends

I uninstalled Shadowgun Legends that was 1 GB. When I uninstalled it, I got back only 200 MB. I already tried finding the app in the app list, but it is not there. What can I do to get back my lost ...
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Google Play Store [on hold]

I want to do the same thing, but am worried that I will lose my progress as the current game I am playing am level 69 and has taken nearly 2 years to get there, if I suddenly start deleting things and ...
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why cant i dowlond any thing to my phon it is galaxse S [closed]

why cant i dowlond any thing to my phon it is galaxse S and get market app on ut have reast the phon more then one and read bout the phone more then one and it keep saing is londowing the cut of
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Firebase Mobile Auth Error [closed]

this error occur when Firebase database connected with my application kindly tell me how to fix it. "The app gradle file must have a dependency on com.google.firebase:firebase-core for Firebase ...
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How can I get compass headings in degrees from Google Navigate?

My question is about how I can get numeric compass headings for an EXTERNALLY carried compass (eg.- destination distance X.XX miles; compass heading in degrees). Is there any way to get this from any ...
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How to remove device from Google?

I have given away one of my devices, I'd like to remove it from my Google account entirely. It seems, there is no longer a way to do this (which, if true, probably breaks GDPR). I'm aware I can "hide"...
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Android pie TWRP with the FBE problem and get all my data lost!

https://forum.xda-developers.com/oneplus-6/development/recovery-theme-blacked-twrp-acuicultor-t3847752/post77736661 i lost all data after flash this twrp! 1 i get into the oneplus offically recovery ...
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Prevent/manage Google Play from knowing what sideloaded apps are on my device?

I recently tried out FDroid and going Google-less. I had to install Google Play to get some updates and apps I paid for, and much to my horror, I discovered that Google play still inserted itself all ...
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Not noticing any changes on Android app updates

I don't get new feature when I update certain apps like Instagram or Messenger. Like I have enrolled into Messenger beta where the new update has a huge update of ui. But my Messenger still stays the ...
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How to identify I already own a paid app which is on a 100% discount offer period?

Google Play Store recently got updated in my device to v11.8.xx. I'm used to buying paid apps gone free (PAGF) [free for a limited time]. In v11.7.xx or earlier, if I bought a PAGF, the view used to ...
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How can i make my name confidential in Google play store [A Google user ]? [duplicate]

I want to make my name confidential as it shows in the picture so it would say [a Google user ] conclusion: when I write a comment no one would be able to like me or anything?
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How to find out APP incompatibilities between AOSP and Google certified android?

We are looking at developing a fork of open source android for a specific device. However, we really want existing play store apps to be compatible to the extent possible. Per my online research, it ...
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how can i access All application which is using INTERNET in Android

i want to access all application which is using Internet at the background of our mobile phone kindly help me how to find applications which is running on Internet at background.
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How can i fix cannot connect or communicate with Google Google Google server

I can't connect with Google play store. each time i tried they will be telling me can't connect to Google server please try again, what can i do please?
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Importing APK Files from google play console , then making it run on Android Studio

I am currently working for my professor and there was a programmer before me that built the app. I am trying to convert his APK file into my own Android Studio for the full code so I can make updates ...
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Android 'Add-on' for app

Don't know if I have the terminology correct, but I recently install TeamViewer Quicksupport from the Play Store. After it installed, I had to download an 'Add-on' for Samsung (I have no idea why it ...
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Changing email for google play after deletion?

So I had two emails, one was thru my old school and the other is my personal one. The one that was through my old school was deleted by the school so now i can not get into google play to change the ...
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Reduce bandwidth usage for updates

I'm currently living in a place with a very weak Internet connection. I have a tablet and phone both using Android as OS. Downloading updates is very slow and since I have many apps installed on both ...
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Downloading using wifi in play store

I started downloading a game using Wi-Fi, the game was about 1.5GB . When almost 800 MB was done i closed wifi. The download paused. Will i be able to continue from 800 MB when i connect to Wi-Fi ...
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installation fails play store

I try to install a game using play store and I get the installation failed error -7 after downloading is completed. Moreover, is there any reference for play store error codes?
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Are device administrator permissions a security risk?

I would like to use t-igra's SwipeLock+ app, but it requires device administrator permissions. Google Play Store lists the following permissions: receive data from Internet view network connections ...
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Nickname required to restore game data in Google play

I don't know what is Nickname of my game I'd it is first time i facing this kind of situation. Now I am stuck on wrong nickname massage I try my best but I don't know where to find this nickname.
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How to get Google (Play) Services on Huawei Nova 3e / P20 Lite?

I have bought a Huawei Nova 3e (aka Huawei P20 Lite) from China but it does not include Google Play Store / Gmail and other Google services. I have tried several things Installing and running "...
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HTC Desire bravo custom rom

I have an old rooted HTC Desire gsm version with custom recovery installed. Presently it is running the stock 2.3.3 android provided by htc, but this rom contains no standard apps like maps or gmail, ...
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How to prevent Google Play Books from uploading ebooks?

Even with Enable PDF uploading disabled on Google Play Books application every book I add gets added to the cloud. Is there any way to disable this behaviour?
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What personal information is shared from the Play Store to an Android Developer?

I am working on a simple app to get started in Android. I am trying to understand what information is shared with a developer from the Play Store as a result of downloading an app but I am finding it ...
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Trying to pair up my older Bluetooth speaker with my new one

I recently bought a Altec Lansing Jacket H2O 4. I've had the older Jacket H2O 3 for a while. Have had trouble pairing them up. When I bought the H2O 4, I assumed that they would easily sink up. I have ...
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Can't sign into Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i/2.3.6

My current phone is currently in repair, and so I'm using this dingly ole thing as a replacement phone. I would like to sign into the Play Store and YouTube apps, but it does not allow me, similar to ...
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Check latest added apps in google play store

How do we check latest added apps in google play store? Currently we can only see New Free Releases but that are top new Free apps. So How to Check latest added apps in google play store?
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App is “uninstalled” but greyed out, won't remove

A game app is greyed out after I uninstalled it; it says it cannot find the app, but the greyed out app stays and will not remove. I can re-install the app but the original greyed out app stays there.
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Update Google Play Services

Google won't run unless you update Google Play Services?
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How to free up space to install apps?

After installing a 32 GB SD card, having trouble installing apps. Because the OS is 5.x and not upgradable then adoptable storage isn't an option. How can I install apps when the system reports ...
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What is the scope of Google Play Protect's scanning?

Even though I don't recommend relying on it (because it is not very effective), I know quite a few people who only use Google Play Protect. Does Google Play Protect only scan apps installed via the ...
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Find Exact Install Date of A FREE App From The PlayStore On A Older Phone

I'm looking to find the instillation date of an app I had on my old phone. I've tried looking on the play store here however it only shows be previous paid purchases. I've also tried using a ...
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how to format an SD card as portable for adoptable storage?

I have ZTE phone: Model z828 Fcc id srq-z828 IC 5200E-Z828 H/W U06A DATE 03/2017 and have inserted and mounted a 32 GB SD storage chip. However, cannot seem to get an option to use ...
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Why can't I download apps? [duplicate]

So before I posted this I had asked if there was a way I could get my phone (ZTE) to download apps on Google apps store so I had gotten an answer and got 3 choices 1: Go to Settings-Accounts-Google ...
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Installing Gapps (space problem)

I have installed the custom ROM from TeamWin recovery mode for android 8.1 (don't judge 😋). Everything was installing fine with no errors but then I then installed Gapps, it then told me there is not ...
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How to install core GMS packages on Android 7, EMUi 5.1.1 B223 HEEELP!

I have a Chinese phone and i don't know what to do with that... I have HUAWEI 7 plus ( Android 7, EMUi 5.1.1 B223 ) i need your help!
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Debug android apk network

I am looking for android app network info from 3 months, but fail to debug any third party app. I try many apps as suggest on stackexchange (e.g: OS exchange, network monitor apps) but they only ...
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Why I cannot find google Cantonese input in play store?

I watched this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jqz3Fv9PcRo I want to download the same app, the video was just a few months old. However, I could not find the app. My location is US.
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How do I stop my child installing apps via Google Play's web interface?

For various reasons (probably because I'm not a very good parent :-)) I've needed to use applock by Domobile Lab to prevent my 14 yo from putting viruses on my android phone from Google Play putting ...
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I have an old HTC Sense and i am having problems getting market to open or even updating to google play store.

I have an old HTC Sense Android, running 2.3.4, I'm not new to this scene, i currently have a galaxy S6 Active and a S8+, but im still learning, ANYWAY this phone doesnt have service, just wifi, i was ...
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New to this sort of thing: Attempting to figure out a long lost Google account on Android

I am very new to this sort of thing and I am really liking the possibilities that are achievable with Android. I wasn't really at all familiar with this until a few days ago and some of the things ...
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How do I sign in to google without compromising password?

I've got a Lenovo Solo VR headset. I've got a long, randomly generated password for my google account that is pretty much impossible to memorize without an eidetic memory. If you remove the goggles to ...
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What Google services do the Google Pixel phones require using?

What Google services do the Google Pixel phones require using? Or can they be used without using Google products? For example, do they require using a Google account? If so, do they require using ...
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Can anyone tell me what is @pm@ listed under my apps?

I have this app labelled @pm@ listed under my apps & I don't recognize it, can anyone tell me what @pm@ is listed under my apps. It also on the side of app has a grey cloud with a white up arrow ...
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Serveral phones with same AppStore/Google login

I a have a large cluster of phones, about 100, in several places in the world. They are wall mounted, and I cannot access them physically, they all must be in silence (so are configured to reject ...
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For what purpose does the Google Play Store use the PHONE permission?

I noticed that, by default, the current version of the Google Play Store has access to the PHONE permission. For what purpose does the Google Play Store use the PHONE permission?
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Intrusive Google Play Store advertisements appear as soon as I start charging my phone

I get these types of full screen ads as soon as I charge my phone: I don't even have to unlock the screen, the ad sound starts playing as soon as I plug in my phone. In order to get rid of it, I ...